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Gardening: Beyond Just Food

Gardening: Beyond Just Food

Growing up in Iowa, I was kind of an in-between kid. We didn’t live in the city and we didn’t own a farm. We lived in a ranch home on 10 acres. There was a period of time where we raised chickens and rabbits but that’s as ...
Philanthropic Friday: ALS

Philanthropic Friday: ALS

Last month we went to see a few movies at the theater. Who am I kidding? Every month we see a few movies. It’s a weakness. Not only do I anxiously await the movie itself but I adore watching the previews. Despite the fact that I regul ...
House Hunting? Print out this Checklist

House Hunting? Print out this Checklist

As an accountant, my mind is wired in a way where I need everything to make sense. I ask questions about pretty much everything – big or small; for entertainment or for necessity. Writing out pros and cons isn’t unusual, either. ...
The Little Things that Make Us Smile

The Little Things that Make Us Smile

When was the last time you had a photo taken of you and whomever you were with and it wasn’t taken by a professional photographer? Selfies don’t count. I’m referring to a photo of you with your family at a special event or ...
Flashback:  Bacon Weave Sandwich

Flashback: Bacon Weave Sandwich

This post originally appeared January 14, 2009 on SahmRamblings.com. When I was pregnant, my fail-safe food was bacon. We had BLTs at least once a week. I never experienced morning sickness, but I really couldn’t stomach meat. It was ...
Philanthropic Friday: Time and Talent

Philanthropic Friday: Time and Talent

Every quarter as I sit at the finance council meeting for the church, I hear the same concern brought up. “How do we emphasize ‘time and talent’ to our parishioners?” This is a common dilemma for organizations, non-p ...
The Best Birthday Gift for Dad

The Best Birthday Gift for Dad

I don’t know about you but my dad and my husband have always been the most difficult to buy gifts for. Their lists of wants is always so short and their list of needs is non-existent. When they need something throughout the year, they ...
Blogger to WordPress:  Broken Links

Blogger to WordPress: Broken Links

Today I was reading a couple friends’ blog posts and noticed something odd about their links.  A number of them had a strike-through applied to it. Like this. My first thought was a Chrome plugin that I use to make sure I remembered t ...
Blogger to WordPress:  Facebook Photos

Blogger to WordPress: Facebook Photos

As our conversion from Blogger to WordPress was completed, it became time to focus on some of the background tasks required when writing a post. This meant looking at ideal photo sizes, proper keyword usage and placement, re-categorizing an ...
Fixing iTunes 11.1.4 – msvcr80.dll

Fixing iTunes 11.1.4 – msvcr80.dll

Did you upgrade your iTunes this week to the latest version? Did the upgrade fail? If you’re running Windows 7 64-bit it seems there is a very good chance it did and corrupted some files during the install. Many people are reporting s ...